Sinningia Topics

The Sinningia Tribe

Overview
Species key
Sinningia taxonomy
Sinningia tribe publication chronology

The Gesneriad Family

Gesneriad subfamilies

Plant parts

Anthers
Calyxes
Fruits
Galea
Inflorescences
Leaves
Nectaries
Peduncles
Petal symmetries
Stigma
Trichomes (leaf hairs)
Tubers

Tuber topics

Tubers and evolution
Tuber dormancy

For a complete list of tuber topics,
see the Tubers index.

Hybridization

How to do it
Crossing table

See also the Hybrids list.


Ecology

Conservation
Pollinators
Sinningia seedlings

Comparisons

This site has a number of comparisons, using both tables and pictures, between various sinningia species, hybrids, and cultivars.
See list in the index.

Horticulture of Sinningias and Friends

Freezing temperatures
Potting mix
Drought tolerance
Propagation
Tuber placement
My bad advice
Don't listen to me
Write your own!
Brazilium
Comparison of Sinningia pusilla seedlings

Problems

Freezing temperatures
Mildew (ugh)
Ever-dormant tubers

Classification and naming

Gesneriad subfamilies
Why is so hard to define what a species is?
Do species exist?
Linnaeus's Big Mistake
Rhode Island Rule
Pronunciation
Etymologies